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MSNBC
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
group you can see the national education association, the uaw, the seiu, a couple of unions breaking in there. they're the only groups with money to compete at all with the corporation givers who give largely to republicans. so when republicans are taking on the unions, when they're forcing decline in membership and what right to worker as the president puts it right to work for less, i happen to like that phrasing, it causes union membership to decline and less money for political action and there's a cynical political motive and i just want to put this all in perspective. if we could put the chart back up that was just on the screen. as union membership declined in this country, right along with it, middle class share of the income has declined. and i know the story is not that simple. but the decline of labor in this country has been a very important piece of the story of the decline of the middle class and rising inequality in the country. paul krugman has an article talking about profits as a share of national economy surging while the share of national income going to labor throug
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2012 12:00pm PST
religion for being sort of culturally and socioeconomically less than. religious people are less educated and wealthy. that's the argument they may. you say not true. you pack that. >> very interesting. when you look at the data carefully it is true that people with lower levels of education and income are more likely to say religion is personally important to them and more likely to pray. however, when we look at social participation in religion, i.e., going to church it's level. upscale people are just as lickly to attend services of those who are lower. i think the relationship between social class and religion is complex. people use religion differently depending on the class position. >> i appreciate you going on. i feel there's an elephant in the room here. i hope you forgive me. we cover politics on the show, and anybody covering politics this fall spent time talking about gallup polls and the presidential race and you had mitt romney up through to laexz day and took heat over that. i wonder going forward, have you taken any steps or are you planning to take any steps sort of in re
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